American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman.
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2444
- Date / Time :
- February 15, 2009 11:00AM
American School, 19th Century
Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Oil on canvas applied to Masonite, c. 1820, 26 x 21 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch, repaired tears.
In raking light some tears are evident at u.r. background and l.r. coat, but were applied to masonite backing. Masking varnish applied overall but some evidence of retouch shows on face.